Follow the summit trail of this hilltop (136m) park to enjoy wildflowers in the spring and spectacular views all year round.
- Panoramic views of Satellite Channel, the Saanich Peninsula, and the Gulf Islands
- A close-up view of wildflowers in the spring and mushrooms in the fall
- Trails for hikers and horse riders
Trail Rating: Moderate
Size: 36.36 hectares
Location: Tatlow Road in North Saanich
Hours: sunrise to sunset
Things to Do
Enjoy a vigorous climb through varied forest communities on one of several trails in this 36-hectare hilltop park. Rich in native plants and mushrooms, every season boasts a charming display for nature lovers. For spectacular ocean views and open sky, follow the summit trail and take in panoramic views of the Saanich Peninsula, Gulf Islands and San Juan Islands.
The park offers an information kiosk, parking lot and toilets at the entrance.
How to Get There
Follow the Pat Bay Highway from Victoria, and take the Wain Road exit. Follow Wain Road west to cross over the highway, then turn right on Tatlow Road, which leads to the park entrance on the right. Allow approximately 35 minutes driving time from Victoria.
©Image courtesy of Mary Sanseverino